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For those wanting to work in the skiing world or simply on a gap year, Peak Leaders offer professional training & exciting Adventure breaks across some of the most stunning areas of the world.
Family-run and based in Scotland, Peak Leaders have built their reputation from the ground up over the last five years into providers of excellent training, ending with internationally recognised qualifications. Having representatives in Europe, Canada, Argentina and New Zealand means that Peak Leaders can offer courses all over the globe. Their main aim is to have "safe, fun courses providing trainees with a life time experience". With great value schemes and a variety of courses in many resorts, it's no wonder they're one of the leaders in the instructors industry.
Peak Leaders Courses
Peak Leaders offer all of the most distinguished qualifications in the world including awards from: BASI (British Association of Snowsport Instructors), CSIA (Canadian Ski Instructors' Alliance), CASI (Canadian Association of Snowboard Instructors) and NZSIA (New Zealand Snowsports Instructors Alliance). The best part of learning with Peak Leaders is the choice of course lengths on offer. You can choose between short courses that last a few weeks and leave you with a level 1 qualification, right to three month, BASI endorsed courses with potential job places immediately following. At some resorts, for example Whistler, both short and long courses are offered.
Peak Leaders Resorts
- Argentina Bariloche (8 weeks)
- Australia Cairns (2 weeks)
- Canada Banff (4 & 12 weeks), Whistler (4 & 12 weeks)
- France Val d'Isere (10 weeks)
- New Zealand Queenstown (10 weeks)
- Switzerland Verbier (11 weeks), Zermatt (10 weeks)
Peak Leaders Instruction
The instructors who run the courses from Peak Leaders are always qualified to the highest level. There are other awards and optional side-courses that you can also choose, including: Freestyle Coaching, SNSC Ski/Snowboard Leading, Mountain First Aid, Avalanche Awareness and ILM Team Leading Level 3. More information on course structures is available from the Peak Leaders Courses web page.
Peak Leaders Adventure
Another area that sets Peak Leaders apart from the rest is the addition of Adventure programmes. From snorkelling along the Great Barrier Reef to surrounding yourself in the rainforests of Queensland by the Mungalli Falls, there's plenty on offer for anybody looking for a bit more excitement. You could even try a skiing course in New Zealand and then move down to Australia for a completely different experience.
With the success rate of Level 1 trainees at a huge 95%, Peak Leaders are an excellent platform in which to begin your snowsport instructing career.
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